Apple’s upcoming subscription bundles under the product name “Apple One” have reportedly been confirmed in a new Android software code.
The tech giant, expected to unveil a new iPhone next week, references Apple One in the code for the latest version of the Apple Music app for Android, discovered and first reported by 9to5Google.
Apple One bundles are expected to include music, games, cloud storage, and other Apple services in a number of combinations and pricing tiers than competition with Amazon Prime.
With the subscription packages, customers can sign up for several digital services from the iPhone manufacturer at a lower monthly price.
As already reported by Bloomberg, Apple One should come onto the market as early as October together with its new iPhone 1
Apple One bundles will include music, games, cloud storage, and other Apple services in a number of combinations and price tiers to rival Amazon Prime. In the picture, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced last year the Apple TV +, which will be included in Apple One
Apple mentioned Apple One – with the internal code name “Aristoteles” – in the code for the beta version 3.App0 of “Apple Music” for Android.
The code snippet explains that Apple One doesn’t overlap with an Apple Music subscription, so customers don’t have to pay twice.
“Your” Apple Music “subscription will be included in Apple One from% s”, says the code given by 9to5Google.
‘You will not be charged any fees for either subscription.
“You can manage your Apple One subscription with your iPhone, iPad, Apple TV or Mac.”
Apple will be packing services like Apple TV +, Apple Music, Apple News +, Apple Arcade, and iCloud into various plans that will be offered at a discounted price, Bloomberg reported last month.
An Apple One startup subscription includes access to Apple TV + and Apple Music, while more expensive premium bundles also include Apple Arcade, Apple News +, and more iCloud storage, according to 9to5Google.
The bundles are designed to encourage customers to subscribe to more Apple services, which the report says will result in more recurring revenue.
A Starter subscription for Apple One includes access to Apple TV + and Apple Music (image)
Apple CEO Tim Cook pointed to an Apple subscription service last year, which he called “Apple Prime”.
“We recognize that there are many users out there who want such recurring payment and new product receipts on a standard basis, and we are determined to make it easier than maybe it is today,” Cook said during a call for earnings last year October.
Cook said users would be willing to pay a monthly fee for the privilege of “having the latest and greatest iPhone”.
It is possible that Apple One will be officially confirmed next Tuesday at a recently confirmed online event that is set to reveal details about the upcoming iPhone 12.
Apple has announced a big launch event for next Tuesday where the company could introduce the iPhone 12. A new post entitled “Join us from Apple Park” has been published on the technology giant’s website in the upcoming event section. September 15, 2020, 10 a.m. PDT ‘
Earlier this week, the tech giant’s website posted a new post in the upcoming events section that read, “Come and see us from Apple Park. Sept. 15, 2020 at 10 a.m. PDT [6pm BST]. ‘
Although no hint was given as to the cause of the event, Apple usually unveils the latest smartphone around this time – in previous years launches have been on September 12th.
Apple usually announces and releases its next-generation iPhone in September, but the ongoing coronavirus health crisis and travel restrictions have created delays for the tech giant.
Some tech pundits have speculated that the upcoming launch might just apply to the Watch and iPad. Due to production delays, the iPhone 12 launch will be postponed until October.
WHAT IS APPLE ARCADE?
Apple Arcade is a subscription-based gaming service that allows users to play on mobile devices, desktops, and Apple TV.
The platform is a tab in the App Store and gives users access to more than 100 new and exclusive games.
It features games from Annapurna Interactive, Bossa Studios, Cartoon Network, Finji, Giant Squid, Klei Entertainment, Konami, LEGO, Mistwalker Corporation, SEGA, Snowman, two games, and dozens more.
Games can be played on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV. And users can pick up where they left off on another device.
The service was announced in March 2019 and launched in September of this year.
Apple introduced Apple Arcade in a star-studded event at the Steve Jobs Theater